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About to reinstall XP - what files/data should I recover?


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thedarkprince

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Pretty much as the title says - what files should I save to external hard drive prior to reinstalling XP to fix long-standing problems?

Off the top of my head:
Photos
Music
Movies
Pretty much all content under My Documents
Favourites folder
Drivers for modem

But is there anything I really should save that I'm overlooking??? If anyone has reinstalled XP and thought "I wish I'd saved that..." please post them here!

Cheers,
tdp
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Pretty much as the title says - what files should I save to external hard drive prior to reinstalling XP to fix long-standing problems?


What problems are you having? Can you please provide that information and we maybe able to avoid a format :)

Regards
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The Skeptic

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Add to the list your address book and mail.
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Use DriverMax: http://www.innovativ....com/drivermax/ to back up all drivers. DriverMax will let you to reinstall them later.
If you use Mozilla/Thunderbird, use MozBackup: http://mozbackup.jasnapaka.com/ to back up those.
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